From the Bishop

December 24, 2013
“Why don't you think of him as the one who is coming, who has been approaching from all eternity, the one who will someday arrive, the ultimate fruit of a tree whose leaves...
December 16, 2013
On Wednesday, December 11, the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus spoke at San Francisco’s civic memorial honoring the late Nelson Mandela. The memorial was organized by Mayor Ed...
December 9, 2013
On Saturday, December 7, five men and women were made into deacons at the hands of the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus in the semi-annual ordination service at Grace Cathedral...
December 5, 2013
The world is saddened by the passing of Nelson Mandela. We have all been strengthened by the example of his compassion in the face of inhumanity, his perseverance, his...
November 11, 2013
We all suffer with suffering life everywhere. Here in the Diocese of California we feel the suffering of the people of the Philippines keenly, as so many Filipinos have...
October 8, 2013
On October 2, Episcopal Community Services hosted their Annual Awards Luncheon to honor three incredible advocates for San Francisco’s homeless population and to commemorate...
October 3, 2013
“Music and art are intrinsic and essential to human life. Culture is built on music and art, not the other way around. No people know this better than the Haitians. The...
September 10, 2013
Most loving God, who holds all life in your hand, we pray you be with the people of Syria. Help the community of nations work creatively and non-violently, but resolutely...
August 28, 2013
The Rev. Malcolm Byrd, First A.M.E. Zion Church, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, joined the Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus in Grace Cathedral’s Chapel of Grace...
July 6, 2013
Around 11:30 a.m. today, a flight at San Francisco Internatoinal Airport crashed after its tail came off during touchdown. KTVU News has updated information as it is...
June 29, 2013
June 29 — Pursuant to the Ninth Circuit’s dissolution of its stay on Judge Vaughn Walker’s ruling on the unconstitutionality of Proposition 8 and the authorization of the...
June 25, 2013
The Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus and the Rev. Richard Smith, vicar, St. John the Evangelist, San Francisco, met with Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi on Friday, June 21, to...
April 5, 2013
 Schatz brings experience from years of service around the churchApril 5, San Francisco — The Rt. Rev. Marc Handley Andrus has called the Rev. Stefani Schatz to serve...
March 26, 2013
On the evening of March 25 Episcopalians from the Diocese of California gathered with hundreds of others at the intersections of Market and Castro Streets to demonstrate in...
March 5, 2013
In a deal announced today between California Pacific Medical Center and the city of San Francisco, St. Luke’s Hospital in the Mission will remain open for another 20 years....
February 20, 2013
Dear Friends — The Season of Lent, a time for self-denial and compassion, is upon us. In the words of our Book of Common Prayer, “I invite you … in the name of the...
February 14, 2013
The June ordinations at Grace Cathedral have been rescheduled and will now be held one week later on Saturday, June 8, 2013, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.The new date is listed on the...
December 27, 2012
In early January the Rt. Rev. Marc Andrus will accompany the Rt. Rev. Stacy Sauls, chief operating officer of The Episcopal Church, and many others — including five...

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